The Home School Court Report
VOLUME XVII, NUMBER 1
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JANUARY / FEBRUARY 2001
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Cover Story
A Scorecard For the 106th Congress

How Did They Vote?

The Scorecard

Our Thought on the Scorecard

Special Features
Patrick Henry College expands career choices

Across the States
An overview of state legislation for 2000

State by State

Regular Features
Notes to Members

Active Cases

Around the Globe

Prayer and Praise

President’s Page

FYI
HSLDA legal contacts for 2000

Breakdown of states by regulatory policy

A S S O C I A T I O N   N E W S

 - Top 10 States seeking legal counsel in 2000
 - Breakdown of states by regulatory policy


Top 10 states seeking legal counsel in 2000*
   

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
California 219 68 137 147 1628 2199
Ohio 237 28 16 27 710 1018
New York 259 30 30 48 549 916
Pennsylvania 157 8 7 26 414 612
Virginia 14 15 21 13 505 568
Michigan 34 26 56 18 405 540
New Jersey 39 9 17 28 442 535
Texas 37 35 2 23 353 450
Alabama 33 12 3 21 363 432
Maryland 70 3 5 8 291 377
Grand Totals 1799 404 473 559 9922 13,157
*Only tallies for Feb.-Nov. 2000 were available at press time.



Key to Breakdown of states
States requiring no notice: No state requirement for parents to initiate any contact.
States with low regulation: State requires parental notification only.
States with moderate regulation: State requires parents to send notification, test scores, and/or professional evaluation of student progress.
State with high regulation: State requres parents to send notification or achievement test scores and/or professional evaluation, plus other requirements (e.g. curriculum approval by the state, teacher qualification of parents, or home visits by state officials).


DC - low regulation